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Synonyms of deposit in English:


  • 1 the floor was covered by a thick deposit of ash
    accumulation, sediment, sublimate;
    layer, covering, coating, dusting, blanket
  • 2 they discovered a new copper deposit
    seam, vein, lode, layer, stratum, bed, accumulation
  • 3 they made the booking and paid a deposit
    down payment, part payment, advance payment, prepayment, instalment, security, retainer, pledge, stake;
    front money, money up front
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  • 1 she deposited a pile of school books on the table
    put (down), place, lay (down), set (down), unload, rest, settle, sit;
    informal dump, stick, park, plonk, pop, shove
    British informal bung
    North American informal plunk
    archaic unlade
    rare posit
    [Antonyms] pick up
  • 2 the silt was deposited by flood water
    leave behind, leave, set down, let settle, precipitate, dump;
    wash up, cast up
  • 3 the gold had been deposited at the Bank of England
    lodge, bank, house, store, stow, put away, hoard, lay in;
    entrust, consign, commit
    informal stash, squirrel away, salt away, put aside for a rainy day
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